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give a rah-rah speech
To deliver a speech marked by exuberant or passionate enthusiasm (for something). The boys were so demoralized after allowing that goal with two minutes left that I didn't even think giving a rah-rah speech would help. Sales are way down. Who's going to give a rah-rah speech to the team?
An affirmative exclamation commonly used by members of the US military. The soldiers all shouted "Hoo-ah!" before dispersing.
1. An exclamation of celebration; hooray. You got an A on the exam—hoorah!
2. An affirmative exclamation commonly used by members of the US military. The soldiers all shouted "Hoorah!" before dispersing.
Indicating an exuberant or passionate enthusiasm (for something). Typically said in reference to school or college pride or spirit. I always find these rah-rah assemblies to be so annoying. As a cheerleader, you're supposed to bring some rah-rah spirit to the people watching our teams play.
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exclam. Yes! Are we ready? Hoo-ah! Hoo-rah, hoo-rah, hoo-rah.
mod. having to do with college and college enthusiasm. It was sort of a rah-rah party.
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